Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson 1979

Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson

Current name: Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson
Somerlayton, Norfolk Broads, UK. - 23 August 2010. C.F.Carter(

Publication Details
Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson 1979: 67, pl. IX [9]: fig. 52

Published in: Basson, P.W. (1979). Marine algae of the Arabian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia (second half). Botanica Marina 22: 65-82.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chroodactylon is Chroodactylon wolleanum Hansgirg.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Conferva ornata C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Bridge near Transberg, Lake Mälaren, near Stockholm, Sweden; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 42) Type: LD; A1863 (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 42)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Marine, Brackish and in hardwater ponds with submerged vegetation where it occurs as an epiphyte. Womersely (1994: 24) notes that this species is more common in brackish than marine waters, and was recorded also from freshwater localities.

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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